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Navalny Brothers Indicted on Yves Rocher Charges

The committee opened its criminal case against after Yves Rocher accused the brothers of embezzling up to 55 million rubles.

clock October 29, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Fires were started to barricade streets.

Business Features

Unrest in Brazil Not Deterring Luxe Plans

The hopes that some stability had come may be quickly fading in Brazil.

clock July 19, 2013Samantha Conti and Laure Guilbault and Adriana Brasileiro

The Dior show in Moscow.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Mounts Fashion Show in Moscow

Fifty-four years after the House of Dior made its first trip to the Soviet Union on June 10, 1959, the brand returned for a runway show in Red Square.

clock July 11, 2013Catherine Blanchard

The Brooks Brothers store in Russia.


Brooks Brothers Opens in Moscow

The store, which marked its opening with an elegant cocktail party and runway show last week, sells all of the retailer’s lines.

clock April 16, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Fashion Scoops

‘Tour les Jours’ Ballet Bows in Russia

Karen LeFrak and American Ballet Theater dancer and choreographer Marcelo Gomes attended.

clock March 13, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Ready To Wear

Foreign Exhibitors Rise at Collection Premiere Moscow

More than 14 percent of visitors to the show traveled from 24 countries outside of Russia to see what brands had to offer.

clock March 11, 2013Catherine Blanchard

Beauty Features

Yves Rocher in Political Pickle in Russia

What started as a business dispute between the firm and its logistics company has morphed into a war of words on social networks here.

clock February 8, 2013Catherine Blanchard

A view of the Arbat shopping street in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


Kazakhstan: Luxury’s Next Golden Market

The oil-rich country bordering the Caspian Sea and Russia is attracting a slew of designers and retailers.

clock August 9, 2012Catherine Blanchard


Russian Spin on Olympic Apparel Fray

As Ralph Lauren licked its public relations wounds, American Apparel ceo Dov Charney managed to ride the jingoistic hubbub into some positive press.

clock July 20, 2012David Lipke and Catherine Blanchard

Ready To Wear

CPM Sees More U.S. Exhibitors

A record number of visitors attended this year’s Collection Premier Moscow trade show, as American brands increase their exposure to Russia.

clock March 21, 2012Catherine Blanchard

Russian Fashion Retail Forum

Business Features

Contemporary Brands Target Russia

As economy continues to boom, American brands expand.

clock January 20, 2012Catherine Blanchard

Beauty Features

Tom Ford Hosts Events in Moscow

Designer launches fragrance and three-story boutique.

clock September 23, 2011Catherine Blanchard



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